Catalog Age announces award-winners

The winners of the 17th Annual Catalog Awards and the 3rd Annual I.Merchant Awards were announced at the Annual Catalog Conference in Chicago on June 12, 2002. Including Catalog of the Year, which went to Berkeley, CA-based Backroads, and Website of the Year, which went to tieing sites from Greenwood, CO-based eBags and Manchester, VT-based Orvis, there were 74 awards given out at the ceremony. First-time winners include Motherwear, Museum Tour, Don Johnston, and Plow & Hearth.

Annual Catalog Awards
Gold award: Motherwear, Summer 2001
Gold award: Orvis: Men’s Traditions, Holiday 2001

Business Clothing:
Gold award: WearGuard, 2001, Volume 599
Silver award: Cintas: The Uniform Book, 2002
Silver award: Varsity, 2001

Business Specialty:
Gold award: Galls: Law Enforcement, 01M
Silver award: Conney Safety Products, May-August 2001
Silver award: Galls, 01R
Silver award: Galls: Emergency Services Products, 01T

Children’s Products:
Gold award: Hanna Andersson, Holiday 2001
Gold award: Museum Tour, 2001-2002
Silver award: Patagonia Kids, 2001

Computer Equipment and Software:
Silver award: Black Box, Summer 2001

Consumer Specialty Products:
Gold award: Patagonia, Winter 2001
Silver award: Backroads, Distinctive Active Vacations 2002-2003
Silver award: Hobby Horse Clothing Co., 2001
Silver award: Orion Telescopes and Binoculars, Holiday 2001
Silver award: Wilderness Travel, Journeys for the Year 2002

Gold award: Harry and David, Holiday Gifts 2001
Silver award: Harry and David, It’s Not Too Late 2001

Silver award: Jackson & Perkins, New Roses 2002
Silver award: High Country Gardens, 2002

Gifts Over $75:
Silver award: Levenger, Best Gift Ideas 2001
Silver award: Patagonia, Holiday 2001

Gifts Under $75:
Gold award: Harry and David, Cool Fruit 2001
Silver award: Jackson & Perkins, Holiday 2001
Silver award: L.L. Bean Home, Holiday 2001

Silver award: McFeely’s Square Drive Screws, 2001

High-Tech Products:
Silver award: Crutchfield, Winter/Spring 2002

Housewares, Linens, and Furniture:
Gold award: L.L. Bean Home: Casual Furnishings, Fall 2001
Silver award: Sure Fit Slipcovers by Mail, Autumn 2001
Silver award: Williamsburg, July 2001

Industrial Supplies:
Gold award: New Pig, The Big Pigalog 2002

Informational Services:
Gold award: Don Johnston: Solutions for Struggling Students 2002
Gold award: Don Johnston: Solutions for Students with Disabilities 2002
Gold award: Super Duper Publications, 2002
Silver award: NFPA: Safework, Fall 2001
Silver award: BJU Press: Textbooks for Home Schools, 2001

International Business-to-Business:
Silver award: Black Box U.K., Autumn/Winter 2001

International Consumer:
Silver award: Orvis: Women’s Clothing and Gifts U.K.
Silver award: Vesey’s Seeds Canada, 63rd Edition

New Consumer Catalog:
Silver award: Orvis: The Dog Book, Holiday 2001

Office Supplies, Stationery, and Furniture:
Silver award: Green Design Furniture, 2002
Silver award: Quill, 2001
Silver award: Boise Cascade: The Furniture Collection 2001

Silver award: Crate & Barrel, Home Book 2001
Silver award: Sharper Image, Gift Catalog 2001

Sporting Goods:
Gold award: Orvis: The Sporting Tradition, Fall 2001

Gold award: Backroads, Distinctive Active Vacations 2002-2003
Silver award: Mountain Travel Sobek, 2002
Silver award: Wilderness Travel, Journeys for the Year 2002

Wholesale/ Dealer:
Silver award: Backroads, Distinctive Active Vacations 2002-2003
Silver award: Hero Arts Rubber Stamps, 2001
Silver award: Wilderness Travel, Journeys for the Year 2002

Catalog of the Year

I.Merchant Awards
B-to-b Hard Goods:
Silver award: Edmund Optics
Silver award: New Pig
Silver award: U.S. Plastic

B-to-b Soft Goods:
Silver award: Galls
Silver award: WearGuard

Consumer Hard Goods:
Gold award: Crutchfield
Gold award: Plow & Hearth
Silver award: HP Shopping
Silver award: Musician’s Friend
Silver award: Sharper Image

Consumer Information:
Silver award: Mountain Travel Sobek
Silver award: Wilderness Travel

Consumer Soft Goods:
Gold award: eBags
Gold award: Orvis
Silver award: The Ferret Store
Silver award: Harry and David
Silver award: Patagonia
Silver award: Woolrich

Website of the Year (tie) :

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